Girdle of Venus

Girdle of Ve·nus

Definition of Girdle of Venus

:a line that appears on the palm at the base of the fingers, that forms a semicircle beginning between the first and second fingers and ending between the third and fourth fingers, and that is held by palmists to indicate a high-strung nervous temperament and sometimes a tendency toward hysteria or despondency

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Origin and Etymology of girdle of venus

after Venus, Italian goddess identified by the Romans with Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love


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